Post Tagged with: "reproductive rights"

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

It seems bizarre that such a heated and polarized topic like abortion, well known to MANY Americans, is very rarely brought up in fictional story lines in the entertainment world. […]

November 4, 2016 ×
Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

By April Avant “It’s not you, it’s me.” The politics of abortion access is a lot like that shady boyfriend you dated once upon a time. They get close and […]

October 4, 2016 ×
Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Most people are familiar with the current heightened hysteria around the issue of abortion in the United States. We have covered numerous aspects of the issue, from the various state […]

August 25, 2016 ×
India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

More of this, world leaders! Recent news out of India shows the call for gender equality and more government accountability in the country’s deeply ingrained violence epidemic is slowly being […]

July 28, 2016 ×
Samantha Bee Talks Feminism, Not Replacing Jon Stewart, & Being In Her IDGAF Years

Samantha Bee Talks Feminism, Not Replacing Jon Stewart, & Being In Her IDGAF Years

If you don’t know what “IDGAF” stands for, Google it. That’s the suggestion of late night TV comedian Samantha Bee, host of ‘Full Frontal’ on TBS, who says she is […]

May 30, 2016 ×
No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy

No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy

When it comes to birth control, it should be a no-brainer. The social impact the continued innovation birth control has on society today is so incredibly important that we want […]

May 25, 2016 ×
Sophia Bush Shares Her Thoughts On Hillary Clinton, Feminism & Anti-Abortion Laws

Sophia Bush Shares Her Thoughts On Hillary Clinton, Feminism & Anti-Abortion Laws

She’s never been one to shy away from declaring herself a feminist, and Sophia Bush is certainly in good company. But given the amount of negativity and misconceptions surrounding the […]

March 28, 2016 ×
Here’s Why Samantha Bee’s ‘Full Frontal’ Is Officially Our Fave Late Night Show

Here’s Why Samantha Bee’s ‘Full Frontal’ Is Officially Our Fave Late Night Show

The reason should be obvious. We love ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’ because it’s the ONLY show on late night TV in the US that is hosted by a woman. […]

March 16, 2016 ×
Founders Of The #ShoutYourAbortion Mov’t Want To Strip Way The Stigma From Women’s Stories

Founders Of The #ShoutYourAbortion Mov’t Want To Strip Way The Stigma From Women’s Stories

In case you haven’t noticed there are two distinct groups in society (especially in the US) which control the narrative around women’s bodies, reproductive rights, and abortion. No prizes for […]

February 24, 2016 ×
‘No Mas Bebes’, The Must-See Docu About The Forced Sterilization Of Latina Women In California

‘No Mas Bebes’, The Must-See Docu About The Forced Sterilization Of Latina Women In California

There is an important battle for women’s reproductive justice happening right now across America. The forced closure of safe and regular abortion clinics, lack of access to vital family planning […]

February 18, 2016 ×
Men’s Voices Dominating Media Coverage Of Reproductive Rights Is A Huge Problem. Here’s Why…

Men’s Voices Dominating Media Coverage Of Reproductive Rights Is A Huge Problem. Here’s Why…

If there was any doubt the war on women’s reproductive rights was real and growing increasingly aggressive, all you have to do is look at the furious rate of laws […]

February 3, 2016 ×
Female Legislators Fighting Back Against Restrictive Abortion Laws In The Best Way Possible

Female Legislators Fighting Back Against Restrictive Abortion Laws In The Best Way Possible

My body. My right. My choice. Except that it’s not, is it? Here in the US it would be easy to think that because the Supreme Court ruled in 1973 […]

December 24, 2015 ×
UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

When we think of life in the US, a few key words come to mind: freedom, power, strength etc. One word which should definitely not be uttered is gender equality, […]

December 23, 2015 ×
I Started A Web Series To Talk About My Abortion Because Staying Silent Wasn’t An Option

I Started A Web Series To Talk About My Abortion Because Staying Silent Wasn’t An Option

By Sarah Eisenberg It was an unprotected one-night stand. I was near the dumpsters of the New York Library, where ‘Ghostbusters’ was filmed, at 3 am. You may say I […]

December 18, 2015 ×
The Fight For Reproductive Rights Just Went Up A Notch With The New Supreme Court Case

The Fight For Reproductive Rights Just Went Up A Notch With The New Supreme Court Case

If y’all thought the fight for women’s autonomous reproductive rights was over after the Planned Parenthood Congressional Investigation chairman Jason Chaffetz declared they could find no legal wrong-doing after grilling […]

November 24, 2015 ×